Tween and Teen Programs
 
 

For a summary and description of the regularly scheduled teen programs, click here.
For more information on these programs please call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org

June - August 2015
Summer Fun!

For Grades 5-12. It's time for Summer Fun! This year's theme is "Escape the Ordinary". Check out all the Special Programs and Ongoing Programs that are being offered to tweens and teens this summer. And don't forget The Summer Reading Program! For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Thursdays, July 16, 23, 30, August 6, 2015
NEW Maker Camp NEW

Come have fun with our new Maker Camp and make this the best summer ever! Maker Camp is an online summer camp for kids in Grades 4-8 who are interested in hacking, technology, DIY projects, crafting, and learning.  On Thursday afternoons from 3:30 - 4:30 PM we are presenting 4 fun-filled sessions: July 16: Funkytown, July 23: Farmstead, July 30: Fun & Games, August 6: Flight. For details and more information call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org

Monday, July 27, 2015
Handwriting Analysis

Come join author David Dewitt at 6 PM as he discusses his book, “Handwriting Analysis: Discover Your Own Vocational Potential” For Grade 6 to adult.  Registration is required. Please call 860 355 1191 x 204 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Cutthroat Kitchen

Join us for our version of Cutthroat Kitchen. At NMPL from 6-8 PM exercise your gourmet creativity and receive "money" to buy auction items to sabotage your competitors! Open to Grades 5-12. Registration is required. Please call 860 355 1191 x 204 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
NEW Maker Camp NEW

Come have fun with our new Maker Camp and make this the best summer ever! Maker Camp is an online summer camp for kids in Grades 4-8 who are interested in hacking, technology, DIY projects, crafting, and learning.  On Thursday afternoons from 3:30 - 4:30 PM we are presenting 4 fun-filled sessions. Today's program is Fun & Games: Time to roll out the fun with games kids make themselves, and then challenge their friends with a Maker Camp Carnival. For details and more information call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org

Monday, August 3, 2015
Teen Book Club

This new club is open to all teens and tweens in grades 7-12. The book for July is TBA. Come discuss your impressions and opinions on the current book with other teens. The club meets the first (1st) Monday of the month from 6-7 PM. For details and more information call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Creative Writing (Grades 9-12)

New Milford Public Library invites students in grades 5 through 12 to join the Creative Writing Clubs. The meeting times for the High School Grades 9-12 is the first (1st) Wednesday from 4-6PM. Come get writing tips, ideas, practice and share your writings. Also, you can join the staff of The Aura, our literary magazine!email vfisher@biblio.org.

Thursday, August 6, 2015
NEW Maker Camp NEW

Come have fun with our new Maker Camp and make this the best summer ever! Maker Camp is an online summer camp for kids in Grades 4-8 who are interested in hacking, technology, DIY projects, crafting, and learning.  On Thursday afternoons from 3:30 - 4:30 PM we are presenting 4 fun-filled sessions. Today's program is Flight: Take off in this make-off of all things that zip and zoom above campers' heads, culminating in the Maker Camp Air Show. For details and more information call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org

Monday, August 10, 2015
Minecraft Club

This club is open to all teens and tweens in grades 7-12. Bring your own computer and come play with others and have snacks. The club meets the second (2nd) Monday of the month from 6-7 PM.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Chess Club

Join NMPL's Chess Club. We meet at 4:00 PM on the second (2nd) Tuesday of the month. The club is open to Grades K-12 and all skill levels are welcome. Come play or learn in a friendly, supportive environment. For more information call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Monopoly Tournament

Come and compete in the NMPL’s annual Monopoly Tourament for grades 4-12 at 2 PM.  Who will win this year’s Silver Scottie?

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
YA Council

Calling all teens and tweens, grades 6-12! Come and join NMPL's Young Adult Council. We meet monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM. This is your chance to get involved, contribute, hang out, be heard and have fun! Come and plan programs and events at the Library; recommend books, DVDs and music for the Library; earn community service hours (this looks good on high school or college applications); write reviews for the blog.

Monday, August 17, 2015
Dungeons and Dragons Club

For Grades 6-12. Are you into fantasy books? Video games? Game of Thrones? Then come get involved in what started it all! For all skill levels, beginners welcome! All you need to bring is your imagination. This club meets at 6PM on the third (3rd) Monday of the month. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Teen Cafe

This club is open to all teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Come to the cafe where admission is free and snacks are provided. Hang out with friends, make crafts, chat, play games and do homework. This club is exclusively for grades 6-12 so come make it your own! The cafe is held on the third (3rd) Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5:30 PM. For more information call 860-355-1191 x204 or email vfisher@biblio.org

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Creative Writing (Grades 5-8)

New Milford Public Library invites students in grades 5 through 12 to join the Creative Writing Clubs. The meeting times for the Middle School Grades 5-8 is the fourth (4th) Wednesday from 4-6PM. Come get writing tips, ideas, practice and share your writings. Also, you can join the staff of The Aura, our literary magazine!

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ON-GOING TEEN PROGRAMS

Virtual Stock Market Game - Register for this fun game and learn all about investing
Book Buddies - Young Adult patron in Grades 5 through 12 can sign up in the Children's Library to be paired with a child aged 4 - 8 to be a Book Buddy and they can meet at the library and read together
New Milford Teen Blog - Come read and post your comments, suggestions, etc.
NMPL Teen Facebook - Now we have a Facebook page exclusively devoted to teens and tweens!

 

 

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